Mrs Green's Snug Little Business

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Mrs Green's Snug Little Business is an farce in one act by Charles Smith Cheltnam (1823-1902??)[1].

The original text

First performed at The Royal Strand theatre, London, on 16 January 1865, published by L.C. Lacy and Samuel French.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1868: Performed in Cape Town by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club (amateur players from the 99th Regiment) in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 17 June, with A Ticket of Leave (Phillips), and "Sailor's Hornpipe" by Lieutenant Moir and a song ("The Bellringer") by C. Hayes.


Allardyce Nichols. 1946. A History of Late Nineteenth Century Drama, 1850-1900, Volume 1. Cambridge University Press, p. 119[2]

Allardyce Nichols. 1946. A History of Late nineteenth Century Drama 1850-1900 Volume II. Cambridge Uni9versity Press, p. 309[3]

The Victorian Plays Project, Volume 66[4]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 262,

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